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Blues to Africa

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Released  1975
Length  40:31
Blues to Africa (1974)  Nuit Africaine (1975)
Release date  1975
Genre  Jazz
Recorded  August 14, 1974
Producer  Alan Bates
Artist  Randy Weston
Label  Freedom Records
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Studio  The Aula Ramibuhl, Zurich, Switzerland
Randy Weston albums  The Spirits of Our Ancestors, Berkshire Blues, Volcano Blues, Cole Porter in a Modern, Little Niles

Blues to Africa is a solo piano album by American jazz pianist Randy Weston recorded in 1974 and originally released on the Freedom label in 1975.

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Reception

Allmusic awarded the album 4 stars with its review by Scott Yanow stating, "This is a particularly strong solo performance by the unique pianist Randy Weston. He interprets eight of his originals, all of which are to an extent influenced by African music".

Track listing

All compositions by Randy Weston.

  1. "African Village/Bedford-Stuyvesant" - 5:15
  2. "Tangier Bay" - 7:03
  3. "Blues to Africa" - 5:05
  4. "Kasbah Kids" - 3:14
  5. "Uhuru Kwanza" - 5:02
  6. "The Call" - 3:27
  7. "Kucheza Blues" - 6:07
  8. "Sahel" - 5:18

Personnel

  • Randy Weston - piano
  • Songs

    1African Village/Bedford-Stuyvesant5:15
    2Tangier Bay7:03
    3Blues to Africa5:05

    References

    Blues to Africa Wikipedia


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